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Sit and Be Fit

Episode #520

This series addresses the gentle exercise needs of seniors and those with physical limitations. Elements of the show include a section devoted to viewer health concerns, exercises set to age-appropriate music, relaxation techniques, and strengthening and stretching routines utilizing a variety of easy-to-use items around the home. Host Mary Ann Wilson, R.N., nationally recognized leader in the field of senior fitness, creates a teaching format that is encouraging and fun. Her warmth and genuine concern for viewers to increase their functional fitness come across on the screen. [25 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: SIT AND BE FIT is a popular exercise series designed to make exercise fun, easy and safe for people of all ages. Programs focus on therapeutic exercises that make everyday activities easier to perform; including core strengthening, balance work, stretching and relaxation. Host, Mary Ann Wilson, RN designs programs with physical therapists, using creative choreography and a diverse selection of music. Her warmth and encouragement effectively reaches out to people of all fitness levels and ages. She is especially loved by older adult viewers, children, and those managing chronic conditions and physical limitations.

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